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Title Unfinished spaces [videorecording] / a co-production of Ajna Films, Unfinished Spaces, LLC, The Room, Inc., and Latino Public Broadcasting ; produced and directed by Alysa Nahmias, Benjamin Murray.

Imprint Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, [2012]

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 GDL Brand Library DVD    CUBA US    Available
Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Contents 86-minute version -- 58-minute version.
Credits Director of photography, Benjamin Murray ; editors, Kristen Nutile, Alex Minnick ; composer, Giancarlo Vulcano.
Performer Ricardo Porro, Vittorio Garatti, Roberto Gottardi.
Summary 'In 1961, three young architects were commissioned by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara to create Cuba's National Art Schools on the grounds of a former golf course in Havana, Cuba. Construction of their radical designs began immediately and the school's first classes soon followed. Dancers, musicians, and artists from all over the country reveled in the beauty of the schools, but as the dream of the Revolution quickly became a reality, construction was abruptly halted and the architects and their designs were deemed irrelevant in the prevailing political climate. Forty years later, the schools are in use, but remain unfinished and decaying. Castro has invited the exiled architects back to finish their unrealized dream.' -- Container.
System Details DVD.
Language English dialogue, optional Spanish Spanish subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject Art schools -- Cuba.
Art -- Study and teaching -- Cuba.
Cuba -- History -- 1959-1990.
Cuba -- History -- 21st century.
Cuba -- Social conditions -- 1959-1990.
Cuba -- Economic conditions.
Cuba -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Nahmias, Alysa.
Murray, Benjamin.
Porro, Ricardo, 1925-
Garatti, Vittorio, 1927-
Gottardi, Roberto, 1927-
Ajna Films.
Unfinished Spaces LLC.
Room Inc.
Latino Public Broadcasting (Firm)
ISBN 193777239X
9781937772390

 
    
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